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29 August 2015
On Thursday a significant rockfall occurred on the Tour Ronde in the Mont Blanc region. It was captured in a dramatic video by Gianluca Marra, a local climbing guide
22 August 2015
On 13th August a series of debris flows occurred on the flanks of Mount Rainier in Washington State, USA. These glacier collapse events were captured on video, photographs & seismic instruments
21 August 2015
On 18th August a boulder smashed into the Manikaran Sahib Gurdwara in Himachal Pradesh, India, killing 7 people. There is amazing CCTV footage of the event.
14 August 2015
Today the Mangdechu Hydroelectric power in Bhutan was hit by a major landslide, killing 5 workers. This is the latest in a string of fatal landslides at HEP sites in Asia.
12 August 2015
Early on Wednesday morning a major landslide at a vanadium mine in Shanyang County in Shaanxi Province China killed about 60 people. This is the latest in a long catalogue of mining-related landslides in China. Such disasters should be avoidable with proper slope management.
3 August 2015
Even better footage has now emerged of the Fukaminato River landslide in Japan, which appears to be occurring at the site of an old quarry
31 July 2015
Heavy rainfall triggered landslides on Wednesday night in Central Nepal, killing at least 35 people. Worst affected were Kaski and Myagdi districts
23 July 2015
On Saturday a landslide developed on a riverbank in Ambunti, Papua New Guinea, displacing 16 families. Reports that this is a sinkhole are probably incorrect
22 July 2015
News24 has posted a video of a large and dramatic landslide that occurred in Chamoli, Uttarakhand this week. The post also includes a round up of landslide events elsewhere in South and Central Asia this week.
21 July 2015
Last week a landslide in a coal mine on the island of Semirara killed nine miners. News reports include an interesting video of an earlier slide in the same coal mine
20 July 2015
The Save the Hills blog has documented the landslides that occurred in the Kalimpong area of Darjeeling, N India on 3th June / 1st July 2015
13 July 2015
In July 2011 33 debris flows occurred in Umyeonsan in South Korea, killing 16 people. In a new paper, Jeong et al. have analysed these landslides in detail, finding that they were initiated as small surperficial landslides that became highly mobile in the river channels, eroding and incorporating large amounts of sediment to create the catastrophic flows.
9 July 2015
The Straits Times in Singapore has published a detailed account of the Mount Kinabalu earthquake and rockfalls from the perspective of the school party that was struck by the debris on the mountain slopes.
6 July 2015
In the last few hours the Lac du Chambon landslide has shown substantially increased rates of movement, possibly indicating that collapse in near
2 July 2015
Yesterday heavy monsoon rainfall triggered at least 25 landslides in Darjeeling, northern India, killing at least 38 people.
1 July 2015
The EWF project has published a revised map showing landslide density for the Nepal earthquakes in April and May.
30 June 2015
The Araniko Highway is the main route that links Nepal with Tibet. In the wake of the recent earthquake it is facing major landslide problems in the monsoon
29 June 2015
CCTV has uploaded a video onto Youtube that reportedly shows the Daning River landslide in China last week as failure occurred
25 June 2015
A landslide on the Daning River in China yesterday triggered a series of tsunami waves that sank 13 vessels, mostly fishing boats
22 June 2015
Landslides caused by the 5th June 2015 Sabah earthquake in Malaysia have released large amounts of sediment that is now causing extensive damage downstream